About

Who we are

We are a town planning and urban design company that through smart thinking and application provide a full range of planning and urban design services to our clients and collaborators. We have a strong customer service ethos, second to none, realised through the provision of high quality products and exemplary service.

Who we work with

We provide services to a range of clients and collaborators:

Small to mid size developers – Three Pillars, Core Projects, Abiwood
Large scale developers – Lend Lease, Mirvac, Stockland, Eglinton Estates, MAB
Cities – City of Melbourne, Maribyrnong City Council, Banyule City Council, City of Sydney, City of Newcastle, City of Ho Chi Minh
Regions – The Hunter Region, Greater Shepparton City Council
Collaborators – ARUP, GTA traffic consultants, Hill PDA, Norton Rose Fulbright

Our Clients

Private Sector Clients and Partners

APIC
Charter Keck Cramer
EPCAD
Guildfords
GTA Consultants
Henderson and Lodge Architects Hill PDA
Hillsfar
Hitachi
John Demos Architecture Meinhardt Australia
MLD Studio
Norton Rose Fulbright
SGA Architecture
Smith & Tracey Architects
Three Pillars
TTM Group
Woodsome Management

Public Sector Clients and Partners

Banyule City Council
Bayside City Council
City of Boroondara
City of Brimbank
City of Canada Bay
City of Casey
City of Darebin
City of Greater Dandenong
City of Greater Shepparton
City of Holroyd
City of Melbourne
City of Newcastle
City of Penrith
City of Port Phillip
City of Ryde
City of Sydney
City of Whittlesea
City of Yarra
Darebin City Council DELWP
Knox City Council
Manningham City Council
Maribyrnong City Council
Shire of Nillumbik
Strathfield Council

Client Focused

We are dedicated to serving our clients’ needs. We have a client focus and ethos where we put our customers’ satisfaction first. We continually strive for the highest quality client relations and service delivery.

Commercial

We have commercial awareness with an understanding of the wider environment in which our clients operate. We are aware of the need for efficiency, cost-effectiveness, customer care and a knowledge of the marketplace in which your company operates.

Experienced

We are experienced in town planning and urban design, project delivery and client satisfaction. We continue to acquire knowledge and innovate fast to thrive in a rapidly changing environment. We are a learning organization creating a culture that encourages and supports continuous employee learning and new ideas.

Smart

SMART is our best practice framework for setting goals and delivery of the highest quality service to our clients. Our SMART goals are specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-bound.

Our Team

David Klingberg

Director and Principal

David Klingberg has over 26 years’ experience in the planning and the design industry. David specialises in bringing together teams and managing industry leaders to deliver outstanding outcomes in urban development, town planning and urban design. David has worked on significant projects nationally and internationally for state and local governments, as well as the private sector.

These include land use strategies and growth area planning, mixed use and residential master planning, urban regeneration, town centre revitalisation studies and initiatives, state and local government planning policy development and urban design advice. David is driven to produce great planning and urban design outcomes, education and training. He regularly presents at conferences both in Australia and Asia and teaches at Universities and for the Planning Institute of Australia.

 

Chun Guo

Planner

With international qualifications in town planning and urban design, and more than four years’ experience, Chun has delivered a wide range of projects in Australia and overseas. She has utilised her depth of experience working in different locations and cultures to bring a world class combination of planning and design skills to a variety of design and development projects.

In 2012, she worked with Beijing Tsinghua Tong Heng Planning and Design Institute Limited as an urban planner for the Nansha Strategic Urban Planning in Shenzhen, China. Whilst assisting the team in organising and preparing reports, maps and other graphic materials she developed excellent skills to facilitate the delivery of large scale projects.

 

Yuting Huang

Landscape Architect

Yuting has extensive experience in delivering customised landscape plans for property development projects. With a clear understanding of the planning and design process, she strives to provide practical landscape solutions without losing the sense of place and community.

Yuting also works collaboratively in international environmental planning projects. She has a background in urban planning, landscape architecture, psychology and construction, which enables her to work professionally effective in an interdisciplinary environment.